Epilepsy side effects men








Sex and Epilepsy - - Home of the Canadian

10/18/2014
08:36 | Author: Allison King

Epilepsy side effects men
Sex and Epilepsy - - Home of the Canadian

Drugs used to treat epilepsy (such as and others) have common side-effects than can depress sexual responsiveness, desire, arousal (erection problems for men, and.

Who can I talk to about sex and epilepsy?

Epilepsy can have effects on sex, and sex has effects on epilepsy. Anxiety and stress are known seizure "triggers". Having a supportive partner who provides emotional closeness, as well as sexual intimacy, is perhaps the greatest asset in helping people with epilepsy feel positive about themselves, which in turn improves seizure control. Sex can release stress, and help relax people, thereby reducing seizure frequency. Many people with well controlled epilepsy have a comfortable, satisfying sex life.

Being able to directly talk about sexual difficulties can lead to other solutions.

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Living with Epilepsy - Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

12/17/2014
06:12 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy side effects men
Living with Epilepsy - Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

for adults, so visit the sections for Children and Teens, Women, Men and Seniors. The goal of all epilepsy treatment is to prevent further seizures, avoid side.

Learn more about the different types of seizures here. They can have many symptoms, from convulsions and loss of consciousness to some that are not always recognized as seizures by the person experiencing them or by health care professionals: blank staring, lip smacking, or jerking movements of arms and legs. Seizures can last from a few seconds to a few minutes.

Another thirty percent enjoy a significant reduction in the number of seizures. There is also hope that continuing research will produce new drugs and new ways of using them that will eventually give seizure relief to everyone who has epilepsy.

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Men with Epilepsy - Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

10/16/2014
04:32 | Author: Chloe Allen

Epilepsy side effects men
Men with Epilepsy - Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

Yes, epilepsy is associated with hormonal changes. treatment with testosterone supplements have.

In a study comparing sperm in healthy males to sperm in MWE, researchers found that all MWE—regardless of whether they were taking antiepileptic medications (AEDs)—exhibit abnormalities in the structure and function of their sperm far more frequently than do healthy males.

While the research on testosterone offers promise to MWE suffering from low libido, scientists caution that health care providers using testosterone to treat reduced libido in MWE should regularly monitor the following: behavioral changes (due to the possibility of developing anger or paranoia); blood count; liver function; lipid profile; and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) count, which is used to detect the presence of prostate cancer.

Seeking professional help If feelings of low self-esteem persist for a prolonged period of time or interfere with daily living, it is advisable to seek help from a trained professional, such as a clinical psychologist or a qualified counselor.

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Sexual Function - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

8/15/2014
02:04 | Author: Chloe Allen

Epilepsy side effects men
Sexual Function - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Men with epilepsy have many concerns regarding quality of life. Although these side effects may resolve within several weeks after starting the drug, when.

Epilepsy itself may be a cause of sexual dysfunction in men, especially if seizures are poorly controlled. Also, concomitant depression and fatigue (perhaps enhanced by antiepileptic medications) probably also contribute.

Erectile dysfunction (or impotence) is more common in men with epilepsy than in the general population. Decreased libido is not the only sexual problem facing men with epilepsy. How antiepileptic medications are related to impotence is unclear.

Differential effects of antiepileptic drugs on sexual function and hormones in men with epilepsy.

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Aromatase inhibitors as add-on treatment for men with epilepsy

6/14/2014
12:20 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy side effects men
Aromatase inhibitors as add-on treatment for men with epilepsy

Aromatase inhibitors as add-on treatment for men with epilepsy. Harden C, MacLusky NJ. Manipulation of neurosteroids to treat epilepsy has been an area of.

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Letrozole used in a single case was also beneficial for seizures. Aromatase inhibitors are US Food and Drug Administration-approved and have a long history of safe use in menopausal women with breast cancer. A further interesting result is that elevated follicle stimulating hormone and luteal stimulating hormone levels were associated with seizure reduction, suggesting that they may be a biomarker for a beneficial effect of aromatase inhibition on brain excitability.

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